Private Architectural Galleries in Budapest

Text: Fanni Gárdos

Kévés Stúdió Gallery

Apparently, there is hardly any need for venues for permanent architectural exhibitions in Hungary nowadays, compared to what we experience either in western or eastern countries. The Architectural Museum only exists virtually, and …

Finissage

HAP Gallery, 2003-2014

Text: András Ferkai
Photo: Tamás Bujnovszky

Closed right now, HAP Gallery in Budapest as well as other venues have hosted a total of 110 temporary, permanent or travelling exhibitions in the past 11 years. Besides the …

FUGA is Five Years Old

Text: Eszter Götz
Photo: Tibor Zsitva

The Budapest Chamber of Architects opened FUGA in the heart of the City in 2009 on a site where it could actually fulfil its function to attract the wider public of architecture because …

Towards Ecological Architecture

What architecture may learn from ecology

Text: Krisztián Dudics

Architecture relates to ecological issues on more than just one level: architectural theory is a participating agent in the philosophical-scientific-artistic discourses of the currently prevailing Zeitgeist, the construction and the …

Technical Innovation Against Architectural Culture

Energetic Renovations in Germany

Text: Zsuzsa Beliczay

Bauhaus, Dessau

Sustainable architecture is the greatest challenge the near future holds for designers and architects as soon as in the next few decades as the German government and the decree on …

Building Facades Analysis

From the Aspects of Environmental Psychology

Text: Anna Losonczi, Klára Sarbak, Andrea Dúll
Photos: Klára Sarbak

Architectural design and decisions may draw inspiration from new aspects by analyzing human beings: how we sense, perceive, experience and live by our …

An Architect in the Era of Background Checks

Born a Century Ago: Kamill Kismarty-Lechner

Text: Zsolt Ruszthy

Az Alsó-erdősor utcai iskola, 1957-61

Kamill Kismarty-Lechner architect was born in Budapest 100 years ago, in 1914. He was a teaching assistant of the Department of Building Construction at the …